There are 3 ways to get from Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by train or car

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Train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Pontresina to Chur Express
  2. Take the train from Chur to Zürich HB 45-Y / ...

$66 - $122

2 alternative options

Train via Samedan  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Samedan to Chur 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Chur to Zürich HB 45-Y / ...

$85 - $167

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH) 141.7 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH). However, there are services departing from Pontresina and arriving at Zürich Flughafen via Samedan, Chur and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Pontresina and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 148 km. The road distance is 226.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH), including transfers.

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Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, depart from Samedan station.

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Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH).

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There are 462+ hotels available in Zurich Airport (ZRH). Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH).
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  • Distance: 92.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Pontresina, Switzerland and Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland?

You can take a train from Pontresina to Zurich Airport (ZRH) via Chur, Zürich HB, and Zürich, Bahnhofplatz/HB in around 4 h 34 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Pontresina to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Samedan to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Samedan to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch

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